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Berlioz and his contemporaries

The BBC Concert Orchestra and conductor Finnegan Downie Dear play music by Berlioz and his friends and admirers. Presented by Sarah Walker from the Alexandra Palace Theatre.

The BBC Concert Orchestra and conductor Finnegan Downie Dear play music by Berlioz and his friends and admirers. Presented by Sarah Walker from the Alexandra Palace Theatre.

Wagner: Tristan & Isolde: Prelude
Liszt: Hamlet Symphonic Poem
Paganini: Cantabile
Berlioz: Romeo & Juliette: Introduction
Berlioz: Romeo Alone - Festivities at the Capulets

Nathaniel Anderson-Frank (violin)
BBC Concert Orchestra,
Finnegan Downie Dear (conductor)

Part of the Radio 3 celebration
Berlioz - The Ultimate Romantic

57 minutes

Music Played

  • Richard Wagner

    Prelude - Tristan and Isolde

    Orchestra: BBC Concert Orchestra. Conductor: Finnegan Downie Dear.
  • Franz Liszt

    Symphonic poem Hamlet

    Orchestra: BBC Concert Orchestra. Conductor: Finnegan Downie Dear.
  • Nicolò Paganini

    Cantabile

    Performer: Nathaniel Anderson-Frank. Orchestra: BBC Concert Orchestra. Conductor: Finnegan Downie Dear.
  • Hector Berlioz

    Romeo and Juliet - Introduction; Romeo Alone - Festivities at the Capulets

    Orchestra: BBC Concert Orchestra. Conductor: Finnegan Downie Dear.

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